North Carolina News

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NC Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Coal Ash Measure

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina. House […]


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NC Lawmakers Look At New Crimes, Tougher Penalties

North Carolina lawmakers this year are once again grappling with how to balance being tough on crime while holding down expenses.


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NC Sides With Duke In Appeal Of Coal Ash Ruling

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina regulators are joining with Duke Energy in appealing a judge’s ruling on cleaning up groundwater pollution leeching from the company’s coal ash dumps. The state Environmental Management Commission filed […]


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NC Town Clearing Way For Guns On Playgrounds

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The Wake County town of Morrisville has cleared the way for concealed weapons permit holders to carry guns on playgrounds. But not everyone is happy about the move. The council voted […]


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Sheriff: 15-Year-Old Boy Pretended To Be Deputy

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say a 15-year-old boy has been arrested after he pretended to be a Kershaw County deputy and tried to force a woman to take off her clothes. Sheriff Jim Matthews […]

CBS Charlotte–10/10/2013

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NC Gov. McCrory Defiant After Vetoes Overridden

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tasting the defeat of overrides on his first two vetoes, a defiant Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday that he still won’t implement one of the bills the General Assembly passed because […]


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2 Bills Vetoed By NC Governor To Become Law Anyway

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two bills vetoed by Gov. Pat McCrory will become law anyway now that the General Assembly has formally canceled them. The Senate voted to override the vetoes by comfortable margins Wednesday […]


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McCrory’s 2 Vetoes Heading To NC Senate Next

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two bills passed by the North Carolina General Assembly this summer could soon become law despite Gov. Pat McCrory’s formal objections to them. The Senate prepared to meet Wednesday morning to […]


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Headless Body Found; 2 NC Men Charged In Death

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — Burke County authorities have found the headless body of a man who detectives say was shot to death nine days ago, and two men are charged in his death. The Burke […]


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NC Judges Say Social Networking Ban Illegal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court panel says the state’s requirement barring registered sex offenders from commercial social networking sites like Facebook is unconstitutional because it’s vague and violates free speech. A […]

CBS Charlotte–08/20/2013



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